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24 Hours for the Lord

Posted on March 17, 2022 in: News, Events

24 Hours for the Lord

In communion with Pope Francis, we are invited to join with the universal Church around the world in observing “24 Hours for the Lord” – a way to encounter God and His mercy this Lent through Reconciliation. This is a time of seeking God’s forgiveness and a change of heart. 

This annual initiative will be held on Friday, March 25th and Saturday, March 26th throughout the seven Deaneries of the Diocese. It is an opportunity for people to avail themselves of the Sacrament of Reconciliation. The objective is to offer to all, especially those who feel uncomfortable entering a church, the occasion to experience the merciful embrace of God.

Take this opportunity to continue your Lenten process of conversion in preparation for the celebration of Easter by visiting one of these participating churches near you:

Middletown Deanery

Saint Francis of Assisi Church, 10 Elm Street, Middletown
Friday, March 25, 6 AM to 6 PM
Saturday, March 26, 6 AM to 2 PM


New London Deanery

Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 1650 Route 12, Gales Ferry
Friday, March 25, 9 AM to 5 PM
Saturday, March 26, 9 AM to 12 Noon


Norwich Deanery

SS. Peter & Paul Church, 181 Elizabeth Street, Norwich
Friday, March 25, 1 PM to 9 PM
Saturday, March 26, 8 AM to 12 Noon


Old Saybrook Deanery

St. John Church, 161 Main Street, Old Saybrook
Friday, March 25, 6:30 PM following the Stations of the Cross until all are heard


Putnam Deanery

Friday, March 25

Most Holy Trinity Church, 568 Pomfret Street, Pomfret — 2 PM to 4PM
St. John Church, 10 Railroad Avenue, Plainfield — 3 PM to 5PM

Saturday, March 26

Our Lady of LaSalette, 21 Providence Street, Brooklyn — 2 PM to 4 PM
Saint James Church, 12 Franklin Street, Danielson — 2 PM to 4:30 PM
St. Joseph Church, 12 Main Street, North Grosvenordale — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
St. Mary Church, 218 Providence Street, Putnam — 9 AM to 11 AM and 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM


Vernon Deanery

St. Bernard Church, 25 St. Bernard’s Terrace, Rockville
Friday, March 25, 7 AM to 7 PM


Willimantic Deanery

St. Joseph Church, 99 Jackson Street, Willimantic
Friday, March 25, 4 PM to 7 PM
Saturday, March 26, 12 Noon to 3:30 PM

St. Mary Church, 1600 Main Street, Coventry
Friday, March 25, 6 PM to 9 PM
Saturday, March 26, 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM 

St. Andrew Church, 128 Norwich Avenue, Colchester
Friday, March 25, 3:30 PM to 7 PM
Saturday, March 26, 2 PM to 3:45 PM 

Saint Columba Church, 328 Jct. of Routes 66 & 87, Columbia 
Friday, March 25, 9 AM to 10 AM and 3 PM to 4 PM

Church of the Holy Family, 185 Church Street-Rt 85, Hebron
Friday, March 25, 6 PM to 7 PM 
Saturday, March 26, 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM


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